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Ward 5

Location
Wansbeck General Hospital
Ward Name / Number
Ward 5
Direct dial telephone number
01670 529105
Location of ward

From main reception take the stairs or the lift, turn left and the ward is on the main corridor.

Type of ward
Acute Elderly Medicine
Ward visiting times
2pm – 3pm and 6.30pm – 7.30pm
What patients may need to know about the daily routine on the ward

On Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1pm onwards and for general inquiries please call after 9am. It would be preferable if one member of the family called and shared this information with other relatives.

Are children welcome?
No under 12s
Is there flexibility in visiting?
Please speak to a member of the nursing team
Are the numbers restricted?
2 maximum
Protected meal times
12 midday – 1pm and 5pm – 6pm Relatives are encouraged to help the patients with their meal.
Time of consultant rounds
Monday, Friday, Wednesday mornings 9am – 12noon
Mobile shop visiting times
Approximately 11am and 2pm
Ward Manager’s name
Melanie Davidson
When is the best time for relatives to contact the ward to check on patient?
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1pm onwards and for general inquiries please call after 9am. It would be preferable if one member of the family called and shared this information with other relatives.
Ward Perfomance
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